Thursday, February 4, 2016

Watercolor Resist Just for You

I never feel very confident about water coloring, but I love to do it anyway! In the end, it usually turns out beautifully as long as I don't mess with it too much.

Watercolor resist is easy! Stamp your image in versamark and emboss with clear or white embossing powder. Then watercolor! Ta da!

I die cut this image from the Sale-a-bration set Botanicals for You with the Lots of Labels Framelits. The papers are from the Love Blossoms DSP stack, which works for so much more than Valentine's Day! (Even though I love it for valentines, too!)

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Weekly Deals Feb 2!

Weekly Deals are here!

The Mini Treat Bag Thinlits are one of my most used die sets!


Monday, February 1, 2016

Heart Art Canvas


This is a 12x12 canvas covered with Spiral Flower Die blossoms. It was my turn to make the door prize for a team event in January, and this is what I decided on. My daughter helped me put all the flowers on the canvas, because I have a hard time with random placement. Ha! Everything I do tends toward symmetry.

You could make this sort of art in any shape. We've been thinking of making another one to have here at home!

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Sunburst Thank You


I'm so excited that Stampin Up has released a starburst thinlit! Here's one option--a sunburst square. This card is 4 1/4 x 8 1/2, folded in half. I added a layer of Crumb Cake cardstock at 4 x 4 and doodled around it with my white gel pen. The Sunburst Thinlit cut my Love Blossoms DSP stack perfectly, and I centered it on the layer and then trimmed off the edges.

I really wanted a white sentiment in the center, so I used this "thank you" stamp from Happy Happenings (page 103 in the main catalog) with Versamark ink and white embossing powder. A circle punch and a bit more white doodling, and that's all there is to it!

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

Sky is the Limit Treat Bag


I love making the Mini Treat Bags! It's so easy with the thinlit set, and they make darling gift card holders. And what a great way to use up that designer paper we've been hoarding! Have to make room for the new stuff, right?

This Treat Bag was a January Stamp Club project using the limited-time Sale-a-bration set Sky Is the Limit. It's a great set for any occasion and includes a happy birthday, congratulations, and the sky is the limit sentiment, along with the one shown above.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Bear Hugs Valentine



This fun card was a Stamp Club project in January. Can you see the heart embossing on the left side of the main panel?? The adorable Bear Hugs stamp set comes with a set of matching dies! Be sure to check it out in the links below.

Card inspired by Mary Fish. 


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Tuesday, January 19, 2016